Honduras president duped US anti-drug agency, witness tells trial

New York (AFP) – Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez received cocaine shipments from Colombia — and duped the US anti-drugs agency, a Honduran former drug lord told a federal trial in New York on Monday. Leonel Rivera, who led the feared Los Cachiros cartel and now collaborates with the US government, said in the court in Manhattan that he met the defendant, alleged drug trafficker Geovanny Fuentes, in 2020 in the New York Metropolitan Jail. In that meeting, according to Rivera, the defendant told him that “he had evidence, photographs, videos to show how Juan Orlando (Hernandez), the p…

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